Most famous oceanographic vessel

By | 2018-03-01T20:07:22+00:00 May 25, 2017|Oceanography, Records|

Most famous oceanographic vessel

Last updated: March 1, 2018 at 20:07 pm

The Calypso was a retired Royal Navy minesweeper (BYMS-1 Class launched at Seattle in 1942) converted to an oceanographic vessel by Jacques-Yves Cousteau in 1951. Cousteau and his crew pioneered the world of underwater exploration while traveling all over the world aboard Calypso for more than 35 years. Find out more on the Calypso‘s Who Who profile page.

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Jeffrey Gallant is the Editor-in-Chief and Records Keeper of the Diving Almanac. He is also a contributing editor of DIVER Magazine, and the scientific director of the Greenland Shark and Elasmobranch Education and Research Group (GEERG). Jeffrey started diving in 1982.

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